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1.

Isadora Duncan: Movement From the Soul

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Traces the life and artistic development of Isadora Duncan, often called the mother of modern dance, as well as the social, personal, and political influences behind her dance. Interweaves recreations of excerpts from twelve of Duncan's dances with archival film and photographs and biographical details.
DVD
2006; 1988
Clemons (Stacks)
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William Forsythe

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Just dancing around?: Documentary focusing on the build-up to the first performance of choreographer William Forsythe's "The loss of small detail."; From a classical position: Dana Caspersen & William Forsythe perform their piece "From a classical position", a duet conceived especially for the camera.
DVD
2007
Clemons (Stacks)
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Erick Hawkins' America

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Erick Hawkins speaks and performs selections from his career.
DVD
1992
Clemons (Stacks)
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Dance on: With Billie Mahoney

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Alwin Nikolais speaks about beginning his career as a piano accompanist at a dance studio. Seeing Mary Wigman for the first time he realized that he wanted to be a dancer, not an accompanist. Billie Mahoney and Alwin Nikolais discuss his work with other dancers, his travels and his career as choreographer and teacher.
DVD
2007; 1982
Clemons (Stacks)
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Common Ground: Dance & Disability

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"This 20 minute documentary video shows men and women with varying abilities who explore creative movement through a dance form called contact improvisation. Through insightful interviews and strong personal expressions on the dance floor, the participants open new avenues of communication between disabled and able-bodied people"--Container.
DVD
1988
Clemons (Stacks)
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The Parsons Dance Company

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DVD
1992
Clemons (Stacks)
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Charles Weidman, on His Own

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Traces the career of modern dance pioneer Charles Weidman from his roots in Lincoln, Neb., to his beginnings with Denishawn, his association with Doris Humphreys, and the Weidman Theatre Dance Company.
VHS
1990
Ivy (By Request)
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Dancemaker

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A breathtaking journey into the world of preeminent choreographer Paul Taylor and his extraordinary creations.
VHS
1999
Ivy (By Request)
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Paul Taylor, Dancemaker

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Documentary on Paul Taylor and his dance creations. Also includes full performances of Paul Taylor in Aureole (1962) and Scudorama (1963), Paul Taylor's and troupe members' biographies, and Taylor's notes on the inspirations behind his dances.
DVD
1999; 1998
Clemons (Stacks)
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Cage/Cunningham: A Film

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Presents material on Cunningham and his dances, especially his association with John Cage.
VHS
1991
Ivy (By Request)
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Dance in America: Paul Taylor Dance Company

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Paul Taylor talks about his dance group and what he looks for in his dancers.
VHS
1978
Ivy (By Request)
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Site Specific Dance [electronic resource]: Martha Bowers & Dance Theatre Etcetera

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Interview with Bowers tracing the origins and development in site-specific performance work. Includes exceprts from On the Waterfront (1993), Blue train (1998), Safe harbor (1998), Safe harbor--Cork, Ireland (2001), The dream life of bricks (2004), Angels and accordions (2005-2006).
Video Other
2007
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Anna Sokolow [electronic resource]: Speaking of Dance

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Charles Reinhart interviews choreographer Anna Sokolow. With excerpts from a performance of Lyric Suite, performed by Jim May and Lorry May, and teaching footage.
Online
1992; 1991
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Daniel Nagrin [electronic resource]: Speaking of Dance

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Interviews with choreographer and modern dance artist, Daniel Nagrin, in which he speaks about his philosophy of dance and his experience as a dancer and choreographer. Also included are clips of some of Mr. Nagrin's most important works.
Online
1995
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Ethel Butler [electronic resource]: Speaking of Dance

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Interview with modern dance artist, Ethel Butler, who talks about her life in dance and recounts her earliest memories of working with Martha Graham. Shows her teaching a dance class.
Online
1995
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Eiko and Koma [electronic resource]: Land : Speaking of Dance

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Interviews with choreographers and modern dance artists, Eiko and Koma in which they speak about their creative process and the creation of "Land." The full-length piece, "Land," is restaged for the camera.
Online
1995
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Meredith Monk (Excerpts From "Facing North") [electronic resource]: Speaking of Dance

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Interview with modern dancer and choreographer Meredith Monk.
Online
1996; 1995
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Eiko and Koma [electronic resource]: Speaking of Dance

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In this video by director Douglas Rosenberg, the full-length piece "Land" has been re-staged for the camera. Also included are interviews with Eiko and Koma in which they speak about their creative process and the creation of "Land", which was co-commissioned by the Next Wave Festival, The American Dance Festival, and the Lied Center at the University of Nebraska.
Online
1995
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Asian/Asian-American Perspectives on Modern Dance [electronic resource]

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Choreographers Kumiko Kimoto, Sun Ock Lee, Mel Wong and moderator Peggy Choy discuss how Asian and Asian-American issues and identity shape their work. Discussion is intercut with excerpts from work performed by each choreographer.
Online
1995
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Dance Series [electronic resource]

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Painter and teacher, sculptor of monumental kinetic forms, Doris Chase is best known as a pioneer in the field of Dance for the Camera. Beginning in the 1970s, she produced more than fifty videos now regarded as key works in the history of video art. This collection features her most important works.
Online
1976